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that ethan is safe and unharmed came as a relief to the community here in midland city. >> very special child. he's been through a lot. he's endured a lot. by the grace of god, you know, he's -- he's okay. >> reporter: teresa singletary was on the bus with ethan when dykes grabbed him. >> happy, hallelujah. >> reporter: it's believed dykes may have taken the boy hostage in order to air some grievances. >> he has a story that's important it him. although it's very complex. >> reporter: authorities have not yet revealed how dykes died, nor any further details of the raid. and anne-marie, the classes at midland elementary school resume today. surely his classmates and teachers will have a reason to rejoice. and ethan has another reason to celebrate. his 6th birthday is tomorrow. back to you. >> great. thank you very much, teresa garcia in midland city, alabama. >>> four members of the house, two republicans and two democrats, plan to announce a plan to make gun trafficking a federal crime. yesterday president obama spent the day in minnesota promoting gun control. as tara
, the vatican says benedict will live in a monastery in vatican city. meanwhile, the process to elect his successor is already underway. we have this report from vatican city. >> reporter: pope benedict xvi is about to make history. the 85-year-old leader of the catholic church is resigning at the end of the month. he's the first pope to do so in 600 years. the pope's announcement came as a surprise to all but his closest confidantes. he said because of his age and deteriorating health, "i have had to recognize my incapacity to fulfill the ministry entrusted to me." church leaders were shocked and saddened. >> like watching your own dad get old. and admit that he's not up to all the duties of being the head of a family involves. >> reporter: benedict xvi will remain pope until 8:00 p.m. on february 28. shortly after that, the college of cardinals will gather in the sistine chapel to elect the new pope. benedict's successor will face many of the same controversies he faced including the sexual abuse of church members by priests. benedict apologized to victims in 201
is elected there will be two popes living just a few yards away from each other here in vatican city. critics suggest having two popes both with the same key aides serving them is going to cause conflict but the vatican insists while the situation is unique, no trouble will arise. pope benedict will be called your holiness and will continue to wear a white robe. but he is trading his famous red shoes for a brown pair he received on a trip to mexico. >> when the pope was asked what he wanted to wear, he told, i want the shoes from leone in mexico. >> reporter: pope benedict asked the faithful to pray for the cardinals who will choose his successor. 115 cardinals under the age of 80 will vote in a secret election early next month. certainly one of the questions people here in rome have been asking are what exactly will this pope do now that he is in retirement? the pope has said he wants too rededicate himself to prayer and meditation. he basically says we will not see him after he abdicates tomorrow. >> can you tell us, what is it an emotional addre
. leland yee says montgomery deserves to be benched for a game. >>> the city of san jose is reversing a decision to turn off streetlights in many areas. 900 streetlights have been turned off saving the city nearly $100,000 a year in energy bills. it was mostly lights out on main arteries in the city but the blackouts led to problems especially in alum rock. >> we have seen a rise in graffiti in certain areas, a lot of property crime. one thing that the streets are relying on is lights from the property. that's, you know, not acceptable. we need streetlights to get turned back on. >> the city council just approved funding to turn all the lights back on at a rate of about 200 lights per month. >>> other bay area headlines, tonight the oakland city council is expected to decide whether to pay for more help from the california highway patrol. the city administrators wants to spends $162,000 or chp patrols in march and april putting 10 chp officers on the streets. the chp has been helping patrol oakland since november out of the chp's own budget. >>>
jones pled not guilty to murder charges. he could face the death penalty. >>> a san jose tent city is about to be torn down. the camp sprung up recently on land near the mineta national airport. city officials will raid the camp on march 4. the cost for the clean-up will top $40,000. >>> the state earned poor marks for road conditions in a national report released today. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec with why the golden state is falling behind the rest of the country. >> roads are bad. >> very frustrating. >> they need to be fixed. >> reporter: the results of a new study on our roadways didn't come as a surprise to bay area drivers. >> too much traffic. potholes. bad. >> reporter: california's roadways are going downhill according to the reason foundation. for the past 2 decades the group tracked spending per mile on state-owned roads and measured performance analyzing things like conditions, congestion and highway deaths. california was the only state that failed to improve in at least three of seven categories. >> there's a lot of states that
victims around in a giant suv. >>> the city of san jose is changing a policy on streetlights and will turn them back on in many areas. 900 had been turned off saving the city nearly $100,000 a year in energy bills. it was mostly lights out on main arteries in the city but the bill clintonouts led to problems especially in alum rock. >> we have seen a rise in graffiti and property crime. one thing that the streets are relying on is lights from the property. that's not acceptable. we need streetlights to come on. >> the city council approved funding to turn all the lights back on at a rate of 200 lights per month. >>> oakland city council is being asked to spend $162,000 to keep the chp on patrol in oakland for two more months. the highway patrol has been footing the bill for those patrols since november. but that will end at the end of this month. if the city agrees to pay for it, the chp will provide 10 officers and two supervisors in march and april. >>> the drakes bay oyster company is making a final push to keep the company run. a u.s.
in the city of vallejo. who shot one man to death and wounded four others? that's what police want to know after a violent incident happened last night. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is in vallejo this morning with what we know so far. >> reporter: good morning. the victim has only been identified as a man in his 20s. he and another man were found suffering from gunshot wounds inside of that garage on the 800 block of humboldt street. police were first called out here last night around 8:30 after neighbors reported hearing gunshots. police arrived to find two gunshot victims on the ground inside of the garage. they were taken to the hospital where one of them died. police say that there were actually five people shot here total. three others two men and one woman drove themselves to the hospital. >> everything right now is in the preliminary stages of the investigation. unknown as to who the suspect victims are, whatever transpired here. and what we're doing right now is trying to piece everything together. >> reporter: police have not released a
popes living just a few yards away from each other here in vatican city. critics suggest having two popes both with the same key aides serving them could cause conflict. but the vatican insists while the situation is unique, no trouble will arise. pope benedict will be called your holiness and will continue to wear a white robe. but he is trading his famous red shoes for a brown pair he received on a trip to mexico. >> when the pope was asked what he wanted to wear, he told, i want the shoes from leone in mexico. >> reporter: pope benedict asked the faithful to pray for the cardinals, who will choose his successor. 115 cardinals under the age of 80 will vote in a secret election early next month. in the two months since the pope announced he would be resigning, a lot has been made of his health and in fact he spoke about it during the last audience. he said thank you for recognizing that i have diminishing health and thank you for understanding that i realize what i'm doing is for the good of the church. back to you guys. >> all right. and vinit
but obviously it's still so early not causing much of a delay getting into the city and a quick check near the dublin interchange, westbound and eastbound 580 both at the limit. that's traffic. back to you guys. >> and we thank you, liz. >>> a maritime safety group may adopt some new rules on thursday limiting ships from staying under the bay bridge during foggy conditions. this follows an accident last month when an empty tanker called the overseas reymar struck the base of a tower and now a working group of the harbor safety committee recommends barring ships from sailing north under the bay bridge when visibility is a half mile or less. >>> petaluma bar pilot whose container ship struck the bay bridge in 2007 is suing to get his mariners license back. an investigation determined john cota failed to disclose he was on description medication which may have been a factor in the crash. the accident spilled 53,000 gallons of oil killing almost 7,000 birds in the bay. >>> the countdown to the opening of the new bay bridge span is on. kpix 5 is a proud tele
was set up to explore the issue a few years ago. >>> san jose city leaders say they have no interest in competing against san francisco to host the 2024 summer olympics. if either city decides to bid, here's what it takes to win. first, a budget of at least $3 billion. that's on top of venue construction costs. other requirements, a village for 16,500 athletes, 45,000 hotel rooms, and a workforce equal to half the population of oakland. another high-profile sporting event facing money trouble in san francisco. taxpayers may need to float a loan because america's cup is under water. fundraising efforts have fallen short of expectations. san francisco another $30 million. it's raised $14 million so far from private donors but it's having trouble getting more. >> there is a huge full-court press that was on elected officials. i think some of elected officials were probably in on the game, as well. that was to try to move forward an event that served the 1% of this world with boaters internationally. made conditions on approval based on their raisin
a moratorium on the books is march 4. >>> dozens of city workers in san francisco are being investigated for sharing porn and gambling on the job. the chronicle says employees at the public utilities commission used city computers to e-mail porn to reach other and visit online gambling sites. the investigation is expected to take about two weeks. >>> catholics stunned by today's news that for the first time in 600 years, a pope is resigning. pope benedict xvi says age and deteriorating health are forcing him to step down. the 85-year-old will remain pope until february 28. shortly after, the college of cardinals will gather to elect a new pope. so who will be the next pontiff? cardinals have always at least in the last several centuries picked a european. but this time, those considered contenders include cardinals from canada, ghana and nigeria. benedict enforced the church's conservative doctrine to the joy of some, the dismay of others. reporter david jackson asks, which way will the church go next? >> reporter: the next pope is expected to hav
and his friends flew to new orleans from three different cities just to celebrate mardi gras. >> san francisco. >> i traveled from wisconsin. >> ohio. >> reporter: they organized their trip on facebook. and now it's time to party. >> whoo! >> reporter: this group is on a girls vacation. >> today was just about slopping and fun. >> reporter: this woman came from israel. >> like it very much. >> reporter: this guy dressed for the occasion. >> i'm a little bit of everything. i'm a lot to take in. ha. >> reporter: from hotel balconies to packed streets, party-goers are taking over new orleans. [ screaming ] >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of tourists are visiting during mardi gras. for police that means constant crowd control. this parade will go about five miles through new orleans. they are throwing everything from beads to coins to glasses. some people staked out spots hours before the parade. >> i'm here first, i don't want to be in the back. >> reporter: but mardi gras veterans in how to go with the flow. >> don't worry about anything. >>
. and free delivery. this is eye opening. this is sears. >>> here's a look at the forecast in cities around the country. new york, expect rain, high of 47. miami, high of 80. chilly, 20 degrees in chicago. dallas, mostly sunny, 62 the high. los angeles, expect afternoon rain. >>> in sports now, the owner of the los angeles lakers has died. jerry buss bought the team in 1979. and over the years, he won ten championships. he died monday due to kidney failure. jerry buss was 80 years old. bill whitaker looks back at the man who brought showtime to the nba. >> reporter: he was not a flashy man, but oh did jerry buss know how to put on a show. >> oh! magic ahead -- >> reporter: with star athletes bringing artistry and drama to the court and the lakers girls adding sizzle, buss made courtside at lakers' games the place to see and be seen. they called it showtime. [ cheers ] >> reporter: bob steiner was his long-time friend and associate. >> l.a. had hollywood. jerry wanted to bring the lakers to the hollywood level of glamor and entertainment. >> reporter: the man with a ph.d. i
that require creative solutions." benedict will eventually live inside vatican city that will allow him to keep out of the public eye and ensure security. because the vatican is sovereign territory, it will also make it impossible for lawyers to sue or prosecute him from the sex abuse scandals which some have already tried to do. when a pope dies, his possessions are normally sealed and put in the vatican archives but benedict plans to keep writing. so his notes and books will probably be handed over to him. the issue of what to call a living former pope has been resolved with the title bishop emeritus of rome in which he'll be paid a salary of just over $3,000 a month. there is still no firm decision on whether church law can be altered to choose a successor earlier than 15 days after benedict leaves office. prior to the conclave the cardinals meet over several days to speak their minds and get to know each other, a crucial interim according to senior vatican communications adviser craig burke. >> some of the cardinals are known, but a lot are not. it's interesting
. goodell indicated the incident would not affect attempts by the city to host a future super bowl. >> this is clearly something that can be fixed and it's clearly something that we can prepare for and we will. >> reporter: the next super bowl will be played here in the new york area at met life stadium. an n.f.l. official said the league will now take a closer look at that stadium's power supply, scott, and its backup plans. >> pelley: we're going to see more of your fascinating story behind the scenes at the super bowl on "60 minutes sports" wednesday night at 10:00 on the show time network. president obama sees no need for more increases in tax rates. he said that in an interview with cbs news that was broadcast live before the super bowl. mr. obama signed a bill raising rates on higher-income americans last month but this is the first time that he's said that he doesn't intend to extend higher rates to more taxpayers. it's a change from the position that he's held for many months. >> we can't get this done unless we also ask the wealthiest households to pay higher taxes on thei
there are new reports about the pope's health. a allen pizzey is in vatican city. >> reporter: pope benedict has been wearing a pacemaker for some time and had an operation eplace to replace the battery three months ago. how much his declining health and the strain of dealing with scand the vatican leaks and sex abuse scandals is only speculation. only a few of his closest aides new in advance. with his brief announcement in latin, benedict set a modern precedent that ensures his t that successors can take the same path, as one cardinal put it he broke a taboo. catholics around the world reacted with surprise some sadness, but overall there was a sense that benedict had done the right thing, for himself and the church. >> it is quite an act of ch. humility for the pope to realize that he can no longer physically and mentally discharge the duties of his office. ♪>> reporte >> reporter: even as benedict's ated t legacy is being debated the struggle for succession has begun behind the scenes. latin americans feel their time come has come and there are several strong candidate
to different parts of the city and that we are going to have a line out the door all day in both stores. >> you have to be excited. delivering flowers on a day like today you know you're making somebody's day. isn't that neat? >> it is. at last a lot of love out there going around and we all love boeing part of it. >> well, good luck to you today on aller deliveries and go grab some coffee. you have a long day ahead. all right, rachel, thank you. >>> this is a great day to do it and if you want to get out and get some flowers, there's beautiful flowers here at the flower mart in san francisco. and it looks like the weather is going to cooperate. we have some fantastic weather ahead although we are starting out with some very dense fog this morning. very thick inside the bay. but it should be very nice as we head toward the afternoon. a lot of these temperatures are going to be running above the average as we head in toward the afternoon. some of those numbers maybe up into the 60s and the 70s. i think as you travel around the bay today you will notic
. san mateo bridge similar story, 14 minutes between hayward and foster city. a brief traffic break so hopefully things will recover against the commute eastbound 80 at mcdonald avenue in richmon they are clearing a stall out of one lane on a blind curve so they are running the break. south bay overnight roadwork in cupertino is picked up so now all our traffic sensors are picking up speeds moving at the limit. across the golden gate bridge you can see the fog in this traffic camera better as you make your way into san francisco. so far, things are moving at top speeds. westbound 580 busy approaching vasco road. mass transit on time. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> american airlines and u.s. airways just announced plans for a merger. the $11 billion deal will create the largest airline in the world. it will combine the american look and old name with american in bankruptcy, up to a federal judge to decide if the deal will be a good one for its creditors. if the deal flies, the world's four biggest airlines would control nearly 70% of all ai
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